A New Twist on Craigslist Apartment Rental Scams

A New Twist on Craigslist Apartment Rental Scams

The pair posted online ads and then asked responders to provide personal information, including Social Security numbers. The women then used this information to file more than 250 phony tax returns, obtain bank loans, and credit cards in the victims' names.

Shady NY Rental Apartment Landlord Schemes And How To Fight Back

Excerpted from Shady Landlord Schemes And How To Fight Back  by Christopher Steiner and Maureen Farrell, in Forbes.com Two winters ago Astoria, N.Y., resident Rachel Colley was freezing in her own apartment. Looking to squeeze a few pennies, her landlord refused to crank up the heat. Colley, a senior account...
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No love lost for apartment rental brokers in New York City

How about you just tell people what an apartment costs before making them take an hour out of their day to see it? I have had enough of your move-in fees and move-out fees and application fees and background fees and you-might-be-considering-a-pet fees and third-Tuesday-afternoon-of-the-month fees.